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Wednesday
Aug202014

Former SNC-Lavalin exec cops plea in Switzerland

A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

China Corruption Blotter (August 20, 2014)

Zeng Xin, former chairman of Nanning Agricultural Industrial and Commercial Group Co., Ltd, has been expelled from the party and dismissed from office for taking bribes and abusing power. Zeng’s predecessor Song Futian, currently deputy head of the Agriculture Committee of Nanning’s People’s Congress, was also expelled for bribery. http://ngzb.gxnews.com.cn 

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Frustrated anti-graft lawmaker in India proposes ‘Right to Bribe’ law

A lawmaker in the Indian state of Bihar has proposed new legislation to legalize corruption in the state. He did it to embarrass his own ruling Janata Dal (United) party.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

StanChart pays $300 million for ‘second time around’ AML failures

The New York Department of Financial Services said Tuesday that Standard Chartered Bank will pay $300 million for "failures to remediate anti-money laundering compliance problems" required by the bank's 2012 settlement with the same regulator.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

Ebola tragedy is also a story of graft

The current Ebola outbreak has now infected at least 1,975 people and claimed more than 1,000 lives, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare an International Public Health Emergency.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

At corruption trial, former Virginia first lady portrayed as disturbed diva

Maureen McDonnell arrives at the federal courthouse in Richmond, VirginiaIn testimony Monday, a former top aide to the ex governor of Viriginia described the former first lady as a flirtatious, unstable bully with a quick temper.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

SFO close to decision on charges for ex-Barclays bankers

The UK Serious Fraud Office could decide "as soon as next month" whether to charge former Barclays executives over undisclosed payments the bank made to Qatar's sovereign wealth fund in 2008, when the Bank was trying to raise money during the credit crunch.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

Job: Assistant United States Attorney (Tucson, Arizona)

Job title: Assistant United States Attorney

Employer: United States Attorneys Office

Location: Tucson, Arizona

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Tuesday
Aug192014

China national indicted for hacking military secrets from U.S. contractors

The F-35C (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin)A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted a Chinese citizen on five felony offenses for a computer hacking scheme that targeted American defense contractors building military aircraft.

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Monday
Aug182014

New York regulator suspends PwC consulting unit for two years

New York's Department of Financial Services said Monday that PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Regulatory Advisory Services has been suspended for two years for helping whitewash a sanctions and anti-money laundering compliance report from the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi (BTMU).

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